Finding a Job During a Pandemic: Venture for America

JobStep co-founders Eleanor Meegoda and Nikhil Deshmukh shared their thoughts on how to approach searching for a job during these unprecedented times with Venture for America, a fellowship for recent college graduates who want to become entrepreneurs. Here is a snapshot of their advice:

  1. Be on the lookout, take it easy, and get creative.
  2. Set yourself apart.
  3. Hone in on a set of skills or qualities.
  4. Seek out employment resources and tools when starting your search.
  5. Get to know people–mentees, peers, mentors–and stay in touch with these acquaintances as you move through your career.
  6. Take care of yourself along the way.

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